Electronic Arts is the biggest video game company in the world and they just threw their EA Studio Showcase 2007 party to show off all their latest games! Kidzworld had a chance to check it out and bring you the scoop on everything from The Simpsons Game to 39 different ways to bail in skate. Check out this list of what's smoking hot and when you'll be able to get your hands on it!
The Simpsons Game for DS, PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360 and Wii
This game lets you play as the Simpsons through 16 levels of 3D action, adventure and laughs as the Simpsons realize they're in a video game and have video game powers. Before you know it, you're fending of Kodos and Kang, exploring familiar-looking games as the Simpsons, unleashing hilarious attacks and more! The PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360 and Wii versions are the same game. The Nintendo DS version is a 2D platformer, but it has the same story and a downloadable multiplayer mode so your friends can join in the fun!
The mobile-phone RPG is being converted to the Nintendo DS game system and will hit stores on November 13, 2007. It teams you up with a chatty wand and a moody dragon as you enter the shattered fortress of King Brahm and go in search of the source of the orc invaders. Check out these cell-phone game pics as we try to hook you up with some DS ones.
EA Playground for Nintendo DS and Wii
Challenge yourself to a variety of playground games - from dodgeball to paper airplanes and slot car racing! These are easy-to-play collections of fun games, with mini-games to boot. Here's what you and your friends can play on Wii and DS when these multiplayer-friendly games drop on Oct 23, 2007.
EA Playground Wii Games
Slot Car Racing
Plus four mini-games and different modes for each game!
EA Playground DS Games
MySims for Wii
Custom-build an entire town on your Wii! This game lets you run around collecting "Essences" to use as building blocks as you [KWLINK ]construct[/KWLINK] and furnish up to 25 buildings for a 80 Sims to move into as they join the town and become your friend. Each Sim you become best friends with will give you a blueprint to build even more items for your town.
Smarty Pants for Wii
This 10,000 questiontrivia game for the Nintendo Wii lets you sit down with up to four players and either team up or compete in a trivia showdown. It's fast, fun, super easy to play and gives you an excuse to figure out wacky facts about the presidents!
skate for PS3 and Xbox 360
EA's skateboarding game is ready to go to war with the Hawk! Packed with big-name skaters and incredible graphics, this game's claim to fame is that controlling it feels like skating. Instead of button combos to pull moves, the controller joysticks control your skater's hands, feet and body. Want to pull a stunt? Move your skater the way a real skater would move to pull it! The Xbox 360 version drops on Sept 12, 2007 and the PS3 one on Sept 24, 2007. Check out these preview pics and sweet video!
Rhythm games like Dance Dance Revolution started it by getting your feet moving. Now Rock Band is putting you on the other side of the tunes and letting you play drums, guitar, bass and even sing along with a mic. You actually play the game with musical instrument-shaped controllers so if you and some friends get rocking at a party it really looks like a concert! It rolls into stores on November 20, 2007.